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    Re: "Shawnee" will be saved.

    Did I read somewhere that he built a 30' ketch when he was in his teens??
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    Re: not photoshopped

    http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/05/10/car-in-tree-angry-neighbours-poland_n_1505349.html
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    Re: Fast Sports Boats

    the Tboats.com website has about a hundred different designs. They are FG designs, but could probably be cold-molded.

    http://www.tboat.com/Designs/T8t/T8timages/t8turbo_400x200.jpg
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    Re: 'Collective Spirit", wood mosaic boat

    This boat must own the record for most repostings on the WBF.

    Interesting article.
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    Re: Galvanized fasteners

    http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/search.do?refineType=1&sub_attr_name=Metal&refineValue=Galvanized&refine=1&page=GRID&history=ojtgy474%7Cother%7Ccategory%7E481%5Epage%7EGRID%5Erefine%7E...
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    Re: Galvanized fasteners

    Hello old school:



    You can still get nails as well:

    http://store.hamiltonmarine.com/browse.cfm/boat-nail-gal-5-32x1-1-2-4d-112137/4,4224.html

    I'm not sure about hardware store fasteners:...
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    Re: Happy Birthday to Sailboy3....

    Thanks Spindrift!

    Gareth, Facebook lies. I don't feel, however, that the WBF is going to be doing anything with my personal info, thus it speaks the truth.
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    Re: Classic Yacht Symposium

    Different times, different ratings... the only overhang you see on a new racing boat today is the 10' carbon gennaker pole.
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    Re: Flying Fifteen Regatta Parua Bay 2012

    What a blast! Great pics!
  10. Thread: Out my window

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    Re: Out my window

    Not at all, thanks for posting taking and posting all these photos.
  11. Thread: Dory Sails

    by sailboy3
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    Re: Dory Sails

    If you do go this route, look up "sunfish jens rig." There are some good articles showing the proper way of doing it.
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    Re: White Oak and Epoxy??

    Quote from the article on the schooner Valora in WB194:

    "To eliminate frame breakage the frames are 'kerfed' before bending, and then glued back together with PL Premium lumber adhesive. PL...
  13. Re: A question for Gareth, Wiz and other ocean dudes

    Add Whiskey. (add west)

    or, Can Dead Men Vote Twice (At Elections)
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    Re: Building Baby Dot

    The joys of having a cnc router, huh? Looking great. You and bruce (wizbang) would make an indestructible team for speed boatbuilding competitions.
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    Re: Wizbang MK 2 new build

    Better yet, paint her all black to avoid detection by your local water nazis after dark. Gig Harbor must have a few.
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    Re: Restoration of MINDE, a 1903 Pilot Cutter

    Ole, I'd love to see some more photos of the interior of your support boat. The berth to your right in the first pic in #5 looks like the most cozy thing ever.

    Milo
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    Re: Restoration of MINDE, a 1903 Pilot Cutter

    Oh my. I've been looking forward to this!
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    Re: What is this piece?

    A good view of them:

    http://www.tadroberts.ca/pics/CoggeKnightheads.jpg
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    Re: The building of Accolade

    What browser are you using? Also, try pressing the key "L" to get the black background, click "all sizes" in the upper right hand corner, click "medium 640" above the photo, and then you should be...
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    Re: The building of Accolade

    Two valid sets of instructions. And with that, I will post a fourth photo. Better hurry before we get 'em all done for you ;).

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7136/6970660822_595fd28f57_z.jpg

    A...
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    Re: Cold Bend Wood

    I don't know about a glue, but why not laminate them in place? Much cheaper than that cold bend stuff and fairly fast too. Look at the "build of my 34' venus ketch" thread.
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    Re: The building of Accolade

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8019/6970661550_decaefc7ae_z.jpg
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    Re: The building of Accolade

    Right click; "medium 640" or "medium 500", right click again: "copy image address. click on photo icon in woodenboat forum reply box, click "from URL" right click: "paste" uncheck the "retrieve...
  24. Re: Fiberglass dinghy restoration, some advice please.

    Snappy... looks good.
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    Re: Cockle Replica Post #1

    Time and money, or they feel more confident working with epoxy methods, which take less skill and can be faster, I guess.

    Last photo in #420 is absolutely brilliant. You should submit some of...
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    Re: Shellac Report

    Dang! Run over something?
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    Re: HMS ASTUTE Grounding - Service Inquiry Reort

    Yeah so if everything else fails, the only thing to do for entertainment is exchange bad jokes between the control room and the bridge...
  28. Re: Cost of getting out on the water from square one

    Compare this to most boats on Craigslist, power or sail. 30' tahiti ketch for 3000. 14' daysailer for 800. Rowing dinghy for 200. Second hand motor-- another 150-200 maybe.

    Building a boat is...
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    Re: Building the Maid

    I just read and skimmed the whole thread. Incredible.
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    Re: carvel skiff boat building

    With all due respect to you and Bob, I did some work on a 34' sharpie last spring with a cross planked bottom, and the bottom planks had been spaced with a dime. They swell right up with no leaking....
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    Re: Build of my 34' Venus Ketch

    Update, I reread stuart young's email explaining the situation. The bold is mine.


    Hello,
    Thank you for your timely reminder which energised me to track down the Venus drawings.
    The drawings...
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    Re: Build of my 34' Venus Ketch

    Well I PMd skaraborgcraft to try to bum his set of plans for the 28, and he referred me to DY. The plans aren't anywhere on his website, so I emailed them. I doubt anyone would be aware that DY...
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    Re: PeeroSail build

    Well, not too much different from Dylan's duck punt, opti sail and all. I like the transom.
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    Re: Build of my 34' Venus Ketch

    Bruce, you, and PEJ, might be interested in knowing that Dalton, Young and Associates in the UK is selling complete plan sets (I bought plans for the 28 for under 50 bucks including shipping to the...
  35. Thread: Next boat.

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    Re: Next boat.

    Check out wizbang's "build of my 34' venus ketch" thread. Google Mark Smaalders and check out his "kahuna" design.

    Also do you really need a 35' sailboat? The draft on that size of boat is going...
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    Re: Planking chain clamps

    Yep, there's an article on making and using them, with plans, in WB 190 by Harry Bryan.
  37. Re: Chicago sailor rescued after capsize -- AGAIN

    So can I... but... probably not in april on my 62nd birthday without a lifejacket let alone a drysuit.
  38. Re: Chicago sailor rescued after capsize -- AGAIN

    And the keel version at that. 20-30 shouldn't do that unless you really screw up.
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    Re: Has anyone built a "Ladybug boat"?

    No, probably this ladybug boat:

    http://www.ladybugboats.com/

    http://www.ladybugboats.com/2008_0722westonvid00010_13.jpg
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    Re: Another Dinghy/Tender Question

    I like this one:

    http://www.jwboatdesigns.co.nz/plans/tenderbehind/index.htm
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    Re: Happy Birthday to Bill R.....

    Happy birthday!
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    Re: Free 50' Alden ketch

    Thad, you might be in luck. Not sure if this is the same boat or not but...

    http://woodenboatrescue.org/?p=1112

    posted on april 2nd.
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    Re: The Old man and the Sea, stop action video

    Brilliant indeed. Good find Gareth!
  44. Thread: Launched

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    Re: Launched

    Nice!
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    Re: Sailing a box, pretty fast

    Not bad! A bit more fun to be chewing it up in a laser in that wind, but you can't build a laser out of plywood in your garage.
  46. Re: This keeps getting listed and resisted on Craigslist.....

    I take it from the warning wheels that it is a nuclear bandsaw. I would stay away from it. I've heard the 28-560 has a lot of problems with core meltdowns, but IIRC Dewalt sells an Emergency Core...
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    Re: Building a Farr 3.7 Trapeze dinghy

    What a blast...

    http://www.c-tech.co.nz/site/ctech/images/Class_photos/farr37_spin255.JPG
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    Re: best 1 april hoaxes

    I think I read that Yachting ran an article about a "polyestermite" that ate fiberglass boats. On the upside for fishermen, it also happened to be good bait for suckers.
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    Re: Gotta get me one of these!

    http://www.leevalley.com/en/images/item/Woodworking/MarkMeasure/dodeca1.jpg




    http://bostinno.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/world-series-trophy.jpg

    Nuff sed.
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    Re: danish ketches

    http://www.hugohein.eu/classic.sail/vestboen/sailing/DSC_0036.edit.jpg
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